Rubin (Lettuce)

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Rubin (Lettuce)
Type leaf
Leaf color red
Variety type open-pollinated
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Rubin. 2014-06-17.


Ruby red leaves are frilled, crinkled, and tender, making it a really beautiful loose leaf lettuce. Excellent sweet taste. Great for baby leaf salads in early spring. Quite early and grows fast. Beige seeds.

Seed source:

Heirloom Seeds 11

Year grown: 2014

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • Originally from Switzerland.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2009 Yearbook by Sylvia Davatz of Hartland, Vermont (VT DA S) and Sue Graup of Wilmington, Vermont (VT GR S), original seeds from Sylvia Davatz of Hartland, Vermont (VT DA S) (2001), who received this variety from Switzerland.
  • The name means 'Ruby'.

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